COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATOR
The Knox County Health Department is seeking a Community Health Educator. Responsibilities include organizing and conducting community health education activities. Ideal candidate would possess excellent communication skills and strong professional initiative. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree with concentration in behavioral science or community health education; CHES and degree in Community Health Education preferred. The position has a competitive salary and benefit package based on a 35-hour workweek.
DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT
The Knox County Health Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a Director of Compliance and Quality Management to serve as Compliance Officer for the Knox County Health Department and the Knox Community Health Center. This position creates and oversees compliance plans; institutes, maintains and implements all areas of Compliance, Risk Management, Quality Improvement as well as other Strategic Planning Processes as assigned and is responsible for reporting on a regular basis on compliance efforts and needs. Must be an independent thinker with strong communication skills and have a strong professional initiative.
Master’s Degree preferred, ideally in Public Health, Health Administration, or other related field, from a college or university accredited by the North Central Association or other regional, nationally recognized accrediting agency; or Undergraduate degree required, ideally in a related field, from a college or university accredited by the North Central Association or other regional nationally recognized accrediting agency, and a minimum of (6) six years experience in healthcare compliance with demonstrated ability in Quality Improvement.
Environmental Health Practitioner (LEHP) or LEHP-In-Training
The Knox County Health Department is seeking a full-time Licensed Environmental Health Practitioner (LEHP) or an Environmental Health Specialist who qualifies for LEHP licensure who can be licensed through the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, who by virtue of education and experience will work in the field of food sanitation, protection and regulation of private water supplies; private waste water management; and consultation, education, investigation and enforcement in these fields.
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent as approved by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
The Knox County Health Department is excited to offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefit package which includes vacation, personal time, sick time, paid holidays, health/jvision/dental/life insurance, a Monday through Friday, 35-hour work week as well as a retirement plan with a generous match.